Abandoibarra. Bilbao

The TECHNART 2017 congress will be held in Bilbao, Basque Country, in the Bizkaia Aretoa conference centre of the University of the Basque Country. The building is located in the city centre, within walking distance from the Guggenheim museum of modern art and from the Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao.

Bizkaia Aretoa

This building is located in one of the most centric areas of Bilbao. It opens to the Nerbioi-Ibaizabal river that crosses the city and it is close to the Guggenheim Museum. It is become an emblematic building designed by the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza who received the first European Mies van der Rohe prize in 1988 and the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize to the best architect in 1992.

Avenida Abandoibarra, 3
48009 Bilbao

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How to arrive to Bizkaia Aretoa

By car:

The nearest parking is located in Plaza Euskadi, a square close to the Bizkaia Aretoa. It is just a two minute walk from the venue (see the maps provided in the previos links). The entrance is located in Calle Ramón Rubial. You can check the internet for the parking fees.

By subway (metro):

The nearest metro station is Moyua (exit named 'Ercilla-Guggenheim'). From the exit, walk down Calle Elcano towards the river (in the direction of Abandoibarra), keeping the Government House building to your left, and when you arrive to the Euskadi Plaza, turn down to Calle Ramón Rubial and continue until you see the Bizkaia Aretoa building. It is about a ten-minute walk.

Subway: Metro Bilbao

By tram:

The nearest stop is Guggenheim, which is right by the Bizkaia Aretoa building. It is about a one-minute walk.

Tram: Tranvía Bilbao (only in Spanish and Basque)